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Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

Jan 4, 2021 |

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will continue in 2021. Read more…

Who’s Winning the Cloud Database War

Dec 2, 2020 |

Three-quarters of all databases will be deployed or migrated to the cloud within two years, Gartner said today in its much-anticipated report on cloud database management systems. The big cloud companies are winning their share of battles, but there’s plenty of market share available for smaller and nimbler database providers too. Read more…

AWS Unveils Batch of Analytics, Database Tools

Dec 1, 2020 |

A trio of analytics tools announced by Amazon Web Services are aimed at improving the performance of the cloud vendor’s Redshift data warehouse by easing data movement across different storage platforms. Read more…

Fast Object Storage: Meeting the Demands of Modern Data

Nov 20, 2020 |

Object storage is expanding beyond the cheap-and-deep, slow and cold storage option it’s been known as for decades into a new form of next-gen primary storage: Fast object storage. Get ready, because it’s seeing a surge in demand. Read more…

Aerospike Simplifies Global Data Management with NoSQL Update

Nov 18, 2020 |

Many large, global companies struggle to maintain centralized control of customer data while simultaneously adhering to country-specific data regulations, such as GDPR and CCPA. Now Aerospike is addressing that challenge with a new feature in its NoSQL database that gives customers more control over which pieces of data are replicated to localized database clusters. Read more…

Apache Promotes IoT Database Project

Sep 25, 2020 |

An open source Internet of Things database effort has been elevated as a “top-level project” by the Apache Software Foundation.

Launched as a research project at Tsinghua University and accepted as an incubator effort in 2018, Apache IoTDB targets industrial IoT applications and attendant analytics and data storage requirements. Read more…

Cassandra Adoption Correlates with Experience

Sep 22, 2020 |

The Apache Cassandra NoSQL database is predominantly used by companies that have taken off the training wheels and forged ahead with aggressive digital initiatives, a usage survey finds.

The 2020 adoption report released last week also found the IT sector is by far the largest user of Cassandra, with developer and DevOps teams accounting for 52 percent of practitioners. Read more…

Aerospike Gives Legacy Infrastructure a Real-Time Boost

Sep 15, 2020 |

A database connector upgrade released this week by Aerospike Inc. links open source frameworks like Apache Spark data streaming to existing enterprise data infrastructure.

Among the goals is providing backward compatibility with mainframes and other relational data stores that are currently unable to handle data analytics and machine learning workloads. Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Aug 4, 2020 |

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyter. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Jul 14, 2020 |

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how data systems are architected, particularly with the rise of cloud data lakes. Read more…

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